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    Legal documentENA 2558.22

    Legal/communal declaration. Location: Minyat Zifta Jawād. Dated: Middle third of Shevaṭ 1554, which is 1243 CE. The people making the declaration (whose names, probably originally …

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    Legal documentT-S 12.55

    Legal testimony. Location: Qalyūb. Dating: 1205–37 CE, as the document is intended to reach Avraham Maimonides. The community asks the Nagid to reappoint Tamīm b. …

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    LetterT-S 10J15.28

    Letter from a community written in calligraphy to a muqaddam who had been disobeyed and humiliated in his new post asking him to return to …

    1. אל[ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2. מן אלכיר ואלאחסאן עלי חסב [ . . . . . . . . . . . . . …

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    Legal documentL-G Ar. II.63

    One of three draft versions of a document concerning an official (muqaddam) in the community of al-Mahalla during the administration of Mevorakh b. Saadya (active …

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    Legal documentENA 2742.6

    Legal query addressed to Yehosef Rosh ha-Seder. Concerning a muqaddam who demanded that his name be included in the kaddish as had been done for …

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    LetterMoss. VII,210

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic to someone addressed as Sayyidnā, reporting that on Friday, the 24th of Adar I, R. Shemarya al-Kohen went to the market and …

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    Unknown typeMoss. II,125.1

    Fragment of a document in Judaeo-Arabic narrating the situation of communal leadership in Minyat Zifta and Minyat Ghamr. "R. Moshe. . . on marriage and …

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    LetterT-S 16.213

    Letter in Hebrew by the muqaddam (head) of the community of Minyat Zifta, announcing that he had excommunicated a debtor according to an instruction by …

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . הנגיד הן הן ולאו רפיא בידיה מה היה
    2. העם . . . . . . . . תלתה .ל. הדעה אמר כן עמוד לעמוד .ייה
    3. ועתה כשלא עמד בדבריו והפר נד…

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    LetterT-S J2.79

    Letter fragment (lower part) from a muqaddam named Moshe, probably addressed to the dayyanim of Fustat, complaining that after the death of the Nagid Avraham …

    1. ובישעו וחסדו ירים [קרנ]ם ויחזק ידם ולבם לקיים
    2. ויאמץ לבבכם כל המיחלים לייי
    3. אלים(!) יענה שלום ושלוה ומנוח והשקט וחנינה
    4. לרבותי נגידי עם ייי וחכמיהם ושר…

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    LetterT-S NS J24a + T-S NS J24b

    Letter from Araḥ b. Natan, also known as Musāfir b. Wahb, in Alexandria, to his brother, Avraham b. Natan the seventh, in Cairo. Dating: 1094–1111 …

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    Legal documentT-S 13J6.26

    Legal document (actually two different documents concerning the same persons) concerning the poor treatment afforded to R. Moshe, a new hazzan, by R. Nissim, the …

    עדות שר' משה מאז בואו אל אלמחלה לא נכנס מעולם בגבולו של ר' נסים המוקדם,

    וערך קידושים בהיעדרו רק ברשותו. חתמו שלושה. בעמוד ב' עדות דומה חתומה על

    ידי ע…

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    LetterT-S K25.279

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. From the circle of the 13th-century Mosul Nasis. Extremely faded. The beginning and ending are missing. All of recto and part of …

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    LetterT-S AS 145.6

    Letter from Mevorakh b. Natan ha-Ḥaver (judge in Fustat, 1150–81) to Shabbetay b. Avraham (judge in Minyat Zifta, 1135–78). Concerning (1) a muqaddam who has …

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    LetterENA 2744.2

    Letter from Ṣadoq (b. Shemuel or b. Yehuda) Ibn al-ʿAmmānī, in Alexandria, to Moshe b. Ḥalfon ha-Kohen Ibn Ghulayb ʿAyn ha-ʿEda Paqid ha-Soḥarim etc., in …

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    LetterT-S Ar.18(2).4

    Letter from Avraham b. Saadya the Hebronite, (the muqaddam of?) Bilbays, to Yiṣḥaq b. Shemuel the Sefaradi, Fustat, beginning of the twelfth century. Discusses in …

    1. בשמ רח
    2. אורה ושמחה ומרגוע והנחה וצהלה ורוחה והשקט ובטחה
    3. ונוס אנחה וגודל במנוחה והעדר ש[כח]ה ורצות מנחה אלה
    4. וכמוהם וכפלי כפליהם יהיו לכגק מר ור יצחק ה…

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    LetterT-S NS J24a

    Letter from Araḥ b. Natan, also known as Musāfir b. Wahb, in Alexandria, to his brother, Avraham b. Natan the seventh, in Cairo. Dating: 1094–1111 …

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    1. תרום ידך על צריך וכל אויביך יכרתו
    2. שלום ממרומים כנחלי ימים וחסד ורחמים מלפני שוכן מעונים יחולו ויוכללו ויובלו
    3. על ראש כב' גד' קד' מר' ור' אברהם …

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    LetterT-S 24.38

    Recto: Letter from an unknown busybody in Minyat Zifta to the Nagid Avraham (II?) in Fustat/Cairo. In Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. The purpose of the letter …

    1. נוטה ]קו הפליל מסלפת ממלכת האל[וף
    2. מרי]מה דגל דת משה המבארת תלמוד רב
    3. רבינא ורב אשי המחביר המהדיר יגדיל תורה
    4. ויאדיר הוא אדונינו צניף תפארתינו הודינו ו…

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    LetterT-S 24.38

    Verso: Mysterious page of notes in Judaeo-Arabic in at least two different hands. The items on this page include two recipes for staining (or dying? …

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